2012 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
97. Food regulation.
97.72 Penalties.

WI Stat § 97.72 (2012 through Act 45) What's This?

97.72 Penalties.

97.72(1)(1) Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter for which a specific penalty is not prescribed shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than 6 months, for the first offense; and for each subsequent offense, fined not less than $500 nor more than $5,000, or imprisoned for not less than 30 days nor more than one year in the county jail or both.

97.72(2) (2) In lieu of any criminal penalty provided under this chapter, a person who violates this chapter may be required to forfeit not more than $1,000 for each violation. If the prosecutor seeks to impose a forfeiture, he or she shall proceed under ch. 778.

History: 1977 c. 216; 1979 c. 129; 1983 a. 261; 1985 a. 229; 1987 a. 398.

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